Degree Works for Advisors

  • Degree Works is a Web-based tool that enables advisors to view a real-time comparison of a student’s academic coursework against program specific requirements. The information is presented in an easy-to-read color-coded checklist format.

    If you are a student, please go to Degree Works for Students.

    Degree Works can be accessed after signing into MyIUP using your IUP network account:

    • Click the Academics link
    • In the Advising Tools section, click Degree Evaluation: Degree Works

    The videos below provide an introduction to Degree Works, specific information on using Degree Works’ “What If” option, and how to apply Notes.

    For help with Degree Works, please contact the Degree Works’ Support Team by sending an e-mail to

  • This video illustrates the simplicity of entering Degree Works, as well as how to use the “Find” option.

    “Find” is an advanced search functionality of Degree Works, which allows the user to search utilizing multiple search criteria.

    This video introduces the What-If function of Degree Works.

    This short video will show IUP advisors how they can utilize the What-If option during advising.

    This video will illustrate how IUP advisors will be able to use the Notes Tab.

    • All Notes placed in Degree Works are permanent and cannot be modified or deleted.
    • All Notes are viewable by the student, advisors, and deans.

    Understanding Catalog Year and Program Requirements in Degree Works.

    This video will explain how Degree Works uses the Catalog Year to display program requirements for each student. Degree Works handles the phasing in and out of approved changes by defining all requirements according to catalog or academic year.